Research Highlights

Median travel time to human settlement of 50,000 or greater population.

This tool visualizes the long-term (1960-2014) gridded monthly precipitation, near-surface temperature, and Palmer Drought Severity Index time series for sub-Saharan Africa summarized across districts.

This tool helps users to identify specific sites within the SAGCOT (Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania) area where new irrigation investments should target at 10 km spatial resolution.

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The notion that global agricultural output needs to double by 2050 is oft repeated.

Soil organic carbon content (fine earth fraction) at 15-30cm depth.

HarvestChoice Web Map services

HarvestChoice Web Map Services (version 1.1.1) offer Open GIS Consortium standard Web Map Service interface. Using WMS endpoints, you can allow your desktop or web GIS clients (e.g. QGIS and ArcMap, Leaflet, etc.) to access all of HarvestChoice data layers for sub-Saharan Africa without this website.

Through open access global and household datasets, pseudo-panels, spatial data analytics and communities of practice, data are increasingly available to support investment portfolios designed to enhance the resilience of vulnerable populations in the Horn of Africa.

The purpose of this series of country briefs is to provide a comprehensive and standardized view of agricultural characteristics integrat- ed with socioeconomic variables across countries.

Model-estimated yield variability of rainfed maize with high input for 1981-2010 (30-year period). Values are for 5 arc-minute grid cells.

The purpose of this series of country briefs is to provide a comprehensive and standardized view of agricultural characteristics, integrat- ed with socio-economic variables across countries.

Data Releases

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MAPPR provides easy access to over 750 layers of high-resolution spatial data for sub-Saharan Africa. Designed for policy makers and investors as well as researchers in agricultural development. Users control the where and what so click to get MAPPRing!